More 186 US banks well-positioned for collapse, SVB analysis reveals
    18 Mar 2023

    Rising interest rates, which brought down the U.S. banking system’s market value of assets by $2 trillion, combined with a large share of uninsured deposits at some U.S. banks, threatens their stability. The perfect mix of losses, uninsured leverage and a greater loan portfolio, among other factors, resulted in the fall of Silicon Valley Bank…

    Microsoft reportedly testing Edge browser web3 wallet integration
    18 Mar 2023

    The supposed screenshots show a non-custodial crypto and NFT-friendly Microsoft Web3 wallet embedded into Edge. Microsoft is reportedly working on integrating a crypto and nonfungible token (NFT) friendly Web3 wallet into its Edge web browser. In a March 17 Twitter thread, software documenter — and occasional info leaker — Albacore shared a series of supposed Edge user…

    Real-world assets tokenization lacks infrastructure, not just regulation
    18 Mar 2023

    Assets tokenization has been held back by lack of infrastructure and regulatory standards worldwide. The next generation of securities and asset tokenization has been held back by a lack of infrastructure and regulatory standards worldwide, according to BlackRock’s Larry Fink. The merger between decentralized finance (DeFi) and traditional assets, however, has been held back by…

    Crypto market cap reclaims $1T, and derivatives point to further upside
    18 Mar 2023

    Bitcoin’s performance has outpaced Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway over the past six months, with crypto markets appearing to have turned a corner. The total crypto market capitalization increased by 26% in seven days, reaching $1.16 trillion on March 17. Bitcoin was the biggest winner among the top 20 coins, up 31.5%, though some altcoins gained 50%…